Federation and Web Access Management

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Product Report: Oracle ESSO - 70581

With IT organizations constantly facing the dichotomy of doing more with less, the need for products that are well integrated, efficient and cost effective is ever on the increase. KuppingerCole offers a model designed to help IT organizations manage this dichotomy by changing the…


SAML is Dead! Long Live SAML!

Answers to the unanswered questions from the webinar Introduction Last Friday on Sept. 14, Pamela Dingle—Sr. Technical Architect from Ping Identity Corp.—and I conducted a free webinar about the much ballyhooed demise of SAML. You can view the webinar in its entirety on the KuppingerCole…


SAML is Dead. Long Live SAML!

KuppingerCole Webinar recording


Sep 14, 2012: SAML is dead. Long Live SAML!

Is SAML a dead protocol or just a walking Zombie ready to consume all enterprise brains? Or is it yet alive and well both in legacy and the future? Attend this webinar to join the discussion KuppingerCole´s Distinguished Analyst Craig Burton about health and well being of the Federated…

Executive View

Snapshot: SAML Vulnerabilities - 70723

On August 10th, 2012, the University of Bochum (German Ruhr-Universität Bochum) published a research paper titled On breaking SAML: Be whoever you want to be . In that paper the authors provide an analysis of potential security weaknesses in SAML. They analyzed 11 out of 14 major SAML…

Executive View

Snapshot: OAuth 2.0 - 70725

Recently Eran Hammer, one of the – until then – co-authors and editors of the OAuth 2.0 standard which is currently finalized by an IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) working group, declared that he will withdraw his name from the specification of OAuth 2.0. He posted about…


EIC 2012 Session: Exchanging Metadata through Different Federations on a Global Scale

Nicole Harris, Head of Identity Management, JISC Advance April 19, 2012 15:40


EIC 2012 Session: Federation or Synchronization – the Future of the Cloud

Andrew Nash, Google Darran Rolls, SailPoint Travis Spencer, Ping Identity April 19, 2012 15:20


EIC 2012 Session: What Federation is About – in Theory and in Practice

Dave Kearns, KuppingerCole April 19, 2012 15:00

Executive View

Advisory Note: European Identity Award 2012: OpenID Connect - 70706

Best New Standard 2012 in Category „Best Innovation/New Standard in Information Security”: Providing the Consumerization of SAML. Driving the adoption of federation and making this much simpler.

Advisory Note

Best Practice: European Identity Award 2012: Sanofi S.A. - 70704

Best Project 2012 in the Category „Best Cloud Security Project”: Implementing Federation quickly to support business requirements. Federation becoming a business enabling technology. Building the foundation for future business cases. Enabling secure access to Cloud applications.

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Cybersecurity Awareness – Are We Doing Enough?

Cybersecurity Awareness – Are We Doing Enough?

It’s October and it means that we are having the European Cybersecurity Month again. ECSM is the European Union’s annual campaign dedicated to promoting cybersecurity among EU citizens and organizations. To be completely honest, I do not remember it being much of a thing in previous years, but apparently, in 2020, cybersecurity awareness is much more important for the European Commission and not without, ahem, a very big reason. I have always had mixed feelings about the whole [...]

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